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Our Goals

Mission Statement:
YouthBuild Shreveport (YBS) provides out-of-school youth between the ages of 16 and 24 with the broadest range of tools, support, and opportunities available to become self-sufficient leaders, responsible individuals, and productive citizens in their community.

Vision Statement:
To help today's youth realize their full potential.

“Life’s most urgent question is: What are you doing for others?”
-Martin Luther King Jr

About YouthBuild

YouthBuild Shreveport (YBS) is a branch of Southern University at Shreveport (SUSLA) and is currently housed in the Community and Workforce Development (CWD) division.  Although we are a young department, we have a lot of promise and our main purpose is to educate, empower, and train opportunity youth in our community.

Core Values: C.A.R.E

Commitment
Accountability
Respect
Empowerment